Matt Wardlaw is a music lifer with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. His byline has appeared in the Riverfront Times (St. Louis), Popdose, Cleveland Scene and Blogcritics among others. Matt also has his own music blog called Addicted to Vinyl where he writes about a variety of subjects including but not limited to vinyl. In his spare time, Matt enjoys long walks in the park, Cherone-era Van Halen and driving long distances to Night Ranger concerts.
Producer Don Dixon Remembers Smithereens Frontman Pat DiNizio
Don Dixon, who frequently worked with the Smithereens, told Diffuser a story that encapsulates Pat DiNizio's "zest for life."
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day Three
Another year of Mountain Jam is in the books, and it went by in a flash.
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day Two
Tom Petty, Gary Clark Jr. and cool artwork were among the highlights of the second day at Mountain Jam.
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day One
The music, atmosphere and food provided many highlights at the first day of Mountain Jam.
Matthew Sweet Explores the Feelings of ‘Forever’ With His New Album: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Matthew Sweet, whose new album, 'Tomorrow Forever,' comes out today.
Watch ‘Coming Backwards,’ the New Video From Mike Peters & the Alarm: Exclusive Premiere
Diffuser is pleased to premiere "Coming Backwards," the new single from Mike Peters & the Alarm.
20 Years Ago: Counting Crows Take a Strong Step Forward With ‘Recovering the Satellites’ –…
"To me it’s the first real Counting Crows record," Adam Duritz says of 'Recovering the Satellites.' " It’s the one where we really become ourselves."
20 Years Ago: Matchbox Twenty Meet the World With ‘Yourself or Someone Like You’
Matchbox Twenty's debut saw the group rise from obscurity to arenas in a relatively short period of time.
25 Years Ago: The Spin Doctors’ Hard Work Pays Off With ‘Pocket Full of Kryptonite’
The Spin Doctors' debut studio album, 'Pocket Full of Kryptonite," was released on Aug. 20, 1991.
20 Years Ago: Tonic Open Up Their Career With ‘Lemon Parade’ – Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Tonic frontman Emerson Hart on the 20th anniversary of their hit debut, 'Lemon Parade.'